Let's stay in touch so I can help you upgrade your healthy habits with recipes, nutrition information and my favorite new products and superfoods!

what is replenish?

Replenish is where internationally-acclaimed functional nutritionist Andrea Nakayama gives you the tools to bring you and your family to optimal health. With the wealth of conflicting nutrition information out there, you need a resource you can trust, who's done the research for you, who understands the realities of taking dietary change to the next level. This is nutrition tailor fit to you. Come get replenished.

Sign up for relevant nutrition information that you can apply right away, browse our article archives, join our powerful community by taking an online class, or step into our unique one-on-one counseling fold. Any of these options is your first step toward elevating your health.

If you're a health pro already, come check out the Holistic Nutrition Lab, my professional training program in functional nutrition.

on my mind this week

Behold the Blue

Posted on: July 28th 2014

For a local foodie like me, summer is a true delight.

The farmer’s markets are overflowing with colorful abundance and the berry bushes in my back yard are alive with color. Having fresh beautiful produce makes it easy to load up on nutrients without going very far.

I’m a big fan of wandering into my small urban backyard for a sweet treat and a little vitamin D.

But let’s face it. Summer isn’t always all fun and games, bright berries and slow sojourns. For many of us, “the lazy days of summer” don’t really happen. We’re on the go and over scheduled; trying to cram as much as we can in to our daylight-filled days. (I’ll admit I’m guilty here!) For the parents among us, the over-scheduling can also be due to the lack of scheduling. And the entire day can look like darting and dashing and lots of intention clashing.

Right as July nears its end and August is peeking over the sunny horizon, I find myself craving the slow-down diet, in every sense of the sentiment. I want to turn down the dial, step back and ask, what do I really need right now? (And, not surprisingly, the answer is never to do more).

continue reading

Sign up!

Get your free subscription to the Replenish newsletter with weekly nutrition tips, healthy suggestions & delicious recipes and you'll receive a free ebook too!